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European forms of populism

Catherine Fieschi discusses the particularities of populism in Europe in today’s edition of Libération. European populisms, she argues, have cross-country commonalities, but when observed closely, they also show important specificites tied to national contexts. Read her interview here.

The generic and country-specific triggers and traits of populism across Europe will be discussed at our seminar ‘Europe’s hidden wiring on Tuesday 15 October. Find out more here.


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The Italian Job:  learning to cope with populists?

We are at turning point in the way in which the mainstream deals with populists.   For those of us who have been studying...

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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities across four European countries (France, Germany, Sweden and Italy), and here we set out...


Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...